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" 'I shall depend a good deal upon
you and I want a young woman with
common sense and one who can keep
a still tongue in her head.
" 'Can you fill the bill?'
" 'I think I can, sir,' I said.
" 'All right, you are hired at fifteen
dollars a week.'
"I believe I am going to like to
work for that man, but I'm going to
hate him personally, and think, Mar
gie, I'm going to get at least five dol
lars more a week."
When I showed this letter to Dick
he seemed very proud of Mollie's pro
ficiency in letter writing, but he
frowned over her comments on the
"I don't see why Mollie wanted to
leave home and put herself in a posi
tion to be ordered around an office,"
he remarked fretfully, "she could
have stayed at home and helped
mother and had everything her own
I "My, dear Dick, is it possible that
I you really think anyone can have her
own way and live in peace with your
"That's right, Margie give moth
er a dig, you never missa cUance."
"I am sorry, Dick. I should not
have said that, but I can readily see
where Mollie would rather be ordered
around by a man who knows his
business than by her mother, who
The words' were hardly out of my
mouth when I knew that I had made
matters worse and my look of horror
made Dick laugh as he said:
"You must say what you think,
Margie, no matter where it hits."
(To Be Continued Monday.)
I found a joke the other day,
It really was ripping;
I'd publish it, but sad to say,
I've lost the clipping.
A fine grater is far better than a
knife for removing the surface of any
kind of food that is burned in. the
NEW SUIT FOR FALL IS SMART,
Typically American that is, sim
ple, but smart in style, and practical
Li design, is the new fall gown that
bears the "made in America" stamp.
The model illustrated is made of
black and white check; it has the
fashionable long-pleated tunic, with
close-fitting underskirt; the jacket
has pleated- peplum, patch pockets
and a collar of skunk,